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Jennifer Egan: ‘Twitter doesn’t make me feel optimistic about human nature’

The Pulitzer prize-winning author discusses her follow up to A Visit from the Goon Squad and how imagining a new technology set her writing freeWhen Jennifer Egan bought her house in Brooklyn 20 years ago, it had been on the market for eight months. The owners were an elderly couple, and the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-16 08:00:03 UTC ]
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The Roar of the Wronged: Aravind Adiga’s White Tiger, by Yahia Lababidi

Culture A still image from the film White Tiger (Netflix, 2021). After watching White Tiger, a writer contemplates the film alongside revolution in Egypt, Black Lives Matter protests, the film Parasite, and literary “complicated works of... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-01-27 20:33:27 UTC ]
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Taylor sizes up Chapman's Another Life

Michael Joseph editorial director Jillian Taylor has acquired a story of "love, hope, and the extraordinary capacity of human beings to connect" in a "major deal" from a Curtis Brown Creative novel course graduate. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:34:51 UTC ]
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What Makes a True Atheist? PW Talks to John Gray

British author John Gray criticizes the modern atheist movement for replacing God with human beings and puts forward his view of what a true atheist ought to be in his new book, ‘Seven Types of Atheism.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Brimming Heart of Zadie Smith

A paradox lurks in the heart of the novelist’s vocation. Human beings are what most novels are about, the stuff that fiction is made of. Yet writing books is a solitary activity, one that tends to attract introverts and loners. The work might be brilliant, but it will have a shard of ice in its... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Derek Lin Shares Taoist Wisdom for Modern Life

'The Tao of Happiness' author says that Taoism is 'really just for human beings,' making it a religion fit for a secular humanist. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Margo Jefferson reveals life inside the black elite in 'Negroland'

At a time when black people are disrupting presidential campaign speeches nationwide in an effort to be recognized as human beings, "Negroland," the new memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic Margo Jefferson, offers poignant insight into what it means to have been raised in the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jaron Lanier to Receive 2014 Peace Prize from German Book Trade

Jaron Lanier will receive the 2014 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and advocacy about 'the dangers involved when human beings are reduced to digital categories.' Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman argues that authors are being shortchanged on ebook loans

Few people understand the magic of libraries better than Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials, but all is not well when it comes to digital lending. As the soon-to-be president of the Society of Authors, Pullman is leading the charge against publishing houses that may be shortchanging... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What 'The Daily' means to you

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews At Noon ET today, News Corp. launched its original iPad newspaper The Daily. During an event that started an hour earlier, News Corp. president Rupert Murdoch said the target audience is the 50 million American users expected to have purchased iPads by end of this... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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